|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||F28F-001/00 F17C-009/02 F17C-009/00|
|미국특허분류(USC)||165/041; 062/050.2; 062/053.1; 062/053.2; 062/613|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 46|
An LNG carrier for transporting LNG from one location to another that includes a vaporizer on board said LNG carrier for vaporizing the LNG to a gaseous state, one or more heat exchangers at least partially submerged in seawater, an intermediate fluid circulating between said vaporizer and said heat exchanger; and one or more pumps for circulating said intermediate fluid is disclosed.
What is claimed is: 1. A LNG carrier for transporting LNG from one location to another, comprising: a vaporizer on board the LNG carrier for vaporizing the LNG to a gaseous state; one or more heat sources, wherein at least one of the heat sources comprises one or more heat exchangers, wherein at least one of the heat exchangers is moveably fixed onboard the LNG carrier such that the at least one heat exchanger is configured to be lowered into the water for use; and at least one pump for circulating an intermediate fluid between the vaporizer and the at ...